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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






2. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






3. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






4. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






5. Concentrated sources of energy poviding 9 calories/gram






6. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?






7. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






8. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






9. What is the function of vitamin E?






10. When does BMR decrease?






11. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






12. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?






13. What is the recording tool for all foods/beverages consumed in last 24 hours includes time - location - portion?






14. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value






15. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?






16. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






17. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






18. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






19. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






20. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






21. The higher the BMR a client has --






22. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






23. What are healthy sources of fats?






24. What is normal albumin levels?






25. What foods have high quality protein?






26. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






27. What is the function of vitamin C?






28. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






29. When does BMR increase?






30. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






31. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






32. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






33. What type of people need extra protein?






34. Fats can lead to some medical problems






35. Sources of fats






36. What is RDA of protein?






37. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






38. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






39. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






40. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






41. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






42. Where can you get more vitamin D?






43. What lab value shows iron stores of visceral body protein?






44. What function is vitamin A?






45. How much more calories are needed for lactation?






46. Good overall indicator of nutritional status becaUse of long half life and maintain until malnutrtion occurs






47. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






48. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?






49. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






50. How many calories/gram is protein?